Trails and Terrain
VAIL, Colo. – Jan. 30, 2018 –It’s the perfect day to explore the additional 100 acres of terrain we opened bringing our terrain total to 4,782 acres. Vail Mountain has had a very exciting January with terrain openings including: the Back Bowls and Blue Sky Basin. In addition to the 4,782 acres accessible to skiers and snowboarders, the forecast is looks favorable for snowfall starting February 1st and continuing through the following week.
A new year, brings new terrain and lift openings! Uphill access is now open on Vail Mountain.Read More»
On the night of December 13th, until the morning of December 14th, snow fell in Vail. Here is what the conditions looked like on the mountain that morning.Read More»
What makes Northwoods Legendary?
One of the most popular areas of Vail Mountain, Northwoods offers easy access to some of the best terrain on Vail Mountain. This area can be ridden all day! The lift ride is quick, is the first to open, and the last to close for the day. Speaking of lift rides (pending Forest Service approval), Chair #11 will be upgraded to a six pack for the 2017-18 season, reducing wait times and increasing uphill capacity by 25%. For the early morning powder seekers, Northwoods is the place to go. It offers terrain of varying steepness and difficulty, and suitable for all types of skiing, whether you enjoy the open fields of Northstar, or the tree skiing in Snag Park.Read More»
What makes Golden Peak Legendary? The quaint village atmosphere of Golden Peak is home to our renowned Ski & Snowboard School, is the host of some of our Signature events, and offers hassle free access to the mountain via Riva Bahn Express Lift. (#6)Read More»
What makes Sun Up & Sun Down Bowl Legendary?
Sun Up & Sun Down will likely be your first view of the iconic Back Bowls of Vail, and it is nothing short of inspiring.Read More»
What makes China Bowl Legendary? Years before it was officially open to skiers, China Bowl had been named for its headwall, visible now from the top of Orient Express, Chair 21. This long limestone formation reminded early Vail skiers of the Great Wall of China.Read More»